Nguyen Manh Ha, at 73, looks younger than his years - a fact attributed to his long-term love affair with orchids. Though his 110-year-old house on Ha Noi's Hoang Mai Street may be showing signs of wear and tear, it is suffused with the aroma of incense and bedecked with flowers … [Read more...] about Orchids bring lifetime of travel and beauty
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Many travelers to Indonesia recently reported that some foreign exchange counters did not accpet their CB-series US$100 bills issued in 1996. Mr. Nguyen Gia Dinh, General Director of the Viet Nam Export-Import Commercial Bank (Eximbank), explained the matter. Is there any thing … [Read more...] about Why 1996 US$100 bill Refused?
Chinese shoppers stand with shopping bags on a sidewalk along 5th Avenue in New York City, April 4, 2013. From faking marriage certificates to get honeymoon discounts in the Maldives to letting children defecate on the floor of a Taiwan airport, Chinese tourists have … [Read more...] about Chinese wonder why their tourists behave so badly
VietNamNet Bridge - Apple SIM services are available in 140 countries, including in the Southeast Asian region, except for Vietnam because partners of Apple have not cooperated with local networks. According to an announcement from Apple, Apple SIM services are now supported … [Read more...] about Why is Vietnam not among the 140 countries with Apple SIM?
Following the success of the first edition of the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM), the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) in collaboration with the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host the … [Read more...] about International travel mart highlights tourism stimulus